Tinchy Stryder

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BIO

Tinchy Stryder (real name Kwasi Danquah) is a British grime music artist of Ghanian origin. Stryder hails from Bow in East London and attended St. Bonaventure's Catholic Comprehensive School in Forest Gate, Newham; he is currently enrolled as a student at the local university. Tinchy Stryder had his first UK number one in the Singles Chart with the aptly named song "Number 1", (a collaboration with N-Dubz,R-Soussou and C-Dihmes) that charted on 26 April 2009.

News

Mar 28, 2015
BL9 Weekender: Coolio, Tinchy Stryder, Nick Grimshaw and The Hoosiers ...Manchester Evening NewsNew acts including X Factor finalist Amelia Lily, Oldham-born Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw, The Hoosiers and urban star Tinchy Stryder will all feature during…
Mar 25, 2015
LISTEN: The good, bad and ugly of songs about footballersNewstalk 106-108 fmRuff Sqwad Ft. Tinchy Stryder - Why Always Me (Mario Balotelli)? Even rapper Tinchy Stryder has meddled in this overlooked genre of music and it's one of the most reliable…
Mar 20, 2015
Tinchy Stryder hangs out with TOWIE's Diags, Fran Parman and Dan EdgarRevealTinchy Stryder bumped into TOWIE's James 'Diags' Bennewith, Fran Parman and Dan Edgar while out in Essex yesterday. I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! star…
Mar 7, 2015
Scunthorpe TelegraphThe Chuckle Brothers set to record with Eminem after Tynchy Stryder hitScunthorpe Telegraph... known for their slapstick BBC television show ChuckleVision, as well as a host of live shows and pantos. The Chuckles recently hit the…
Feb 12, 2015
Daily StarVIDEO: 'The jungle made me cool!' Tinchy Stryder storms back with new single ...Daily StarImperfection - taken from the London-born rapper's upcoming 360º album - is set to make big waves after its release in April. The R'n'B…
Dec 8, 2014
Express.co.uk'I wasn't quiet' I'm A Celeb's Tinchy Stryder to speak to producers after ...Express.co.ukTHERE is no denying Tinchy Stryder came across as one of the quieter campmates in this year's series of I'm A Celebrity……
Nov 25, 2014
Mirror.co.ukI'm a Celebrity 2014: Tinchy Stryder's girlfriend says tough-guy rapper is a ...Mirror.co.ukTinchy Stryder's girlfriend has told how beneath his tough-guy rapper persona, the performer is a big softie who showers her with gifts…
Nov 20, 2014
Daily MailI'm A Celebrity's Tinchy Stryder saves Gemma Collins only for her to quitDaily MailRapper Tinchy Stryder proved he was a man of morals when he decided to snub the promise of a hot meal and save Gemma Collins from the Celebrity Slammer…
Nov 12, 2014
Mirror.co.ukI'm a Celebrity 's Tinchy Stryder says he'll reveal name of his 'overly famous ...Mirror.co.ukTo be honest I am still jet lagged now, I have had about 2 hours sleep. There were rumours you were going to do Celebrity Big Brother,…
Oct 23, 2014
NME.comTinchy Stryder's track with the Chuckle Brothers becomes internet sensationThe GuardianPhil Dale, the Chuckle Brothers' manager, said the pairing came about after Tinchy Stryder and the Chuckle Brothers met while filming an episode of…

Fun Facts

Tinchy Started at the age of 13 on pirate radio sets in east London with other well know Grime MC's Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Roll Deep and Street Scholar (Malachi Johnson).
Has his own clothing line - Star In The Hood.
In 2003, won "Best Newcomer" at the Sidewinder awards.